Employment Opportunities at St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi Church in the Diocese of Raleigh, NC, seeks a passionate, dynamic individual to be a part of its pastoral staff as the Coordinator of Adult Formation. In collaboration with the Formation Team and other parish staff, this individual will coordinate the parish Marriage and Baptism Preparation programs, assist with adult sacramental preparation and the RCIA, and plan and execute catechetical Adult Formation programs including Young Adult Ministry. In cooperation with a large volunteer team, the Coordinator will work to provide opportunities for parishioners to encounter the Risen Christ in Word, sacrament, and one another using a Lectionary-based approach. This position also offers a unique opportunity to minister alongside the Franciscan friars of the Holy Name Province, with a strong emphasis on social justice.

Interested candidates should possess a college degree in Pastoral Ministry, Theology, or similar, or should have commensurate experience in ministry. A Master’s degree is preferred.

This is a full-time position, with excellent benefits, and salary commensurate with experience.  Candidates who desire to be a part of a truly collaborative team at a large, innovative, post-Vatican II parish should submit an email letter of introduction and resume to Jennifer Fiduccia, Director of Formation, at jennifer.fiduccia@stfrancisraleigh.org by June 30, 2017. See below for extensive job description. For information about the parish, visit www.stfrancisraleigh.org.

Preschool Director

The Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi, Raleigh, NC seeks an innovative and enthusiastic individual to lead our large and vibrant preschool, continuing our tradition of excellence.  Responsibilities include program development, curriculum supervision, faith and staff development, as well as supervision of teachers and staff. This is a full-time, 12 month position with excellent benefits. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in early childhood, elementary education or a related field, plus experience in Early Childhood Education and previous administrative experience.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and statement of educational philosophy by June 19, 2017 to trish.adamkowski@stfrancisraleigh.org.

Instructional Teaching Assistant

The Franciscan School is seeking an Instructional Teacher Assistant (ITA).  The primary role of the ITA will be to assist the lead teacher and grade level team in creating a classroom environment that is consistent with the mission of the school and the parish.  The candidate will provide classroom support to the lead teacher by providing general assistance with daily tasks, such as copying and planning for lessons, small group assistance, supervision of students, and assistance with special projects, such as field trips.  The ITA is expected to attend parish staff gatherings, conferences, and will collaborate as a member of the team to provide academic excellence for the students.

The Franciscan School is part of the Education Ministry of the Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Raleigh, North Carolina. The school was established in 2000 and is rooted in the Franciscan tradition. The Franciscan School provides a learning environment that embraces the Gospel values of the Roman Catholic faith.

If you are interested in joining a dynamic educational environment working with dedicated professionals to provide an academically challenging experience for our students, please send a cover letter and resume to: michele.northington@stfrancisraleigh.org by June 19, 2017.


The Play and Pray Sunday morning ministry is currently accepting applications for a childcare provider position in our 1 and 2 year old rooms. Play and Pray is our faith formation nursery. The goal of Play and Pray is to partner with parents of young children to provide an opportunity for them to attend Mass as a couple, and for their children to begin to hear the stories of Jesus, and learn about our Catholic Traditions using language and activities that are age appropriate. Providers play with the children, sing songs and read Bible stories with them. A strong candidate will have experience working with young children, have a strong faith that they are excited to share with our toddlers and be willing to obtain Diocese of Raleigh Level C certification. The hours are from 9am-1pm Sunday mornings. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to Tara.Moore@stfrancisraleigh.org

Community Center Facility Specialist

The Community Life area is actively hiring and always welcome interest in part-time positions to hold resumes on file. We seek part-time employees to work evenings and weekends in 5-8 hours shifts. These staff members will oversee the safety and security of community life programs, activities, and events that strengthen the communal aspects of our parish, community, and neighborhood in light of our mission to be “one family living in community.”  These people will work directly with the Coordinator of Community Programs to support the operation of the Assisi Community Center by ensuring a clean, safe, controlled environment in accordance with the Diocese of Raleigh and parish procedures and guidelines. Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring entrance and departure of visitors to maintain the security and safety of premises both visually and through security cameras.
  • Circulating among visitors to preserve order and protect property.
  • Answering telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide support.
  • Warning persons of code of conduct infractions or violations and dismisses violators from premises if necessary.

Each staff member will also have additional areas of responsibility within Community Center depending on skills such as:

  • Assisting athletic leagues or community center programs.
  • Interfacing with community organizations.
  • Helping with parish-wide event planning and
  • Supporting the business and health inspection aspects of the Assisi Café.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required and the applicant must possess, or be able to obtain, Red Cross or American Heart Association CPR Certification with First Aid training, Diocese of Raleigh Safe Child training, and the State Health Inspection ServSafe Training.
For a complete job description, questions, or to submit a resume, please email Ashley Watson.  (Ashley.Watson@stfrancisraleigh.org).